Cost of Living in Romania

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 33.00 lei 20.00-59.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 lei 100.00-300.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 25.00 lei 21.00-30.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 lei 5.00-12.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 lei 7.00-15.00
Cappuccino (regular) 9.28 lei 4.79-15.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 6.43 lei 4.00-10.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 5.57 lei 4.00-8.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 21.41 lei 15.14-30.28
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.70 lei 1.81-6.80
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.89 lei 1.59-4.08
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.76 lei 6.00-15.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 13.39 lei 7.71-22.68
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.49 lei 5.44-13.61
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 17.65 lei 9.53-27.22
Apples (1 lb) 1.94 lei 1.13-2.72
Banana (1 lb) 2.65 lei 1.81-3.63
Oranges (1 lb) 2.53 lei 1.59-4.08
Tomato (1 lb) 4.05 lei 1.81-7.71
Potato (1 lb) 1.24 lei 0.68-1.81
Onion (1 lb) 1.32 lei 0.91-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 3.01 lei 2.00-5.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.63 lei 2.00-4.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 25.00 lei 15.00-40.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.81 lei 2.80-5.38
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.99 lei 4.00-9.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 22.00 lei 20.00-25.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 lei 2.00-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 lei 60.00-125.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.80 lei 2.00-3.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.49 lei 3.22-5.63
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 lei 20.00-35.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 30.53 lei 28.77-34.07
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 82,500.00 lei 77,849.70-102,371.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 99,356.54 lei 87,600.00-120,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 589.97 lei 354.17-1,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 lei 0.05-0.41
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.86 lei 30.00-61.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 173.18 lei 100.00-300.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 65.78 lei 40.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.00 lei 23.00-40.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,767.20 lei 1,200.00-2,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,275.61 lei 15,000.00-50,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 284.86 lei 110.00-500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 165.82 lei 80.00-250.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 329.78 lei 220.00-500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 382.74 lei 250.00-540.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,718.64 lei 1,100.00-2,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,228.45 lei 800.00-1,853.56
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,014.49 lei 1,951.12-5,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,070.16 lei 1,463.34-3,100.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 817.32 lei 464.51-1,393.53
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 572.86 lei 380.65-937.26
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,463.46 lei
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.93 4.00-8.00

Prices in Romania

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Last update: August 2022
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By City in Romania

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Bucharest 40.90 12.40 26.92 34.01 39.89 51.01
Cluj-Napoca 39.77 12.31 26.30 34.08 35.40 49.24
Brasov 37.87 10.04 24.22 32.15 33.67 44.19
Constanta 37.70 10.78 24.49 30.98 31.63 41.13
Iasi 35.93 9.12 22.78 29.91 31.62 45.35
Oradea 35.84 6.16 21.28 35.35 32.93 57.40
Timisoara 35.50 9.30 22.65 29.97 31.86 53.49
Sibiu 34.42 7.90 21.41 29.41 30.26 42.66
Craiova 32.17 6.94 19.80 26.74 23.05 49.08
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